About a month ago, on the triple-8 day, the whole world's eyes were focusing on Beijing as this capital city of China was organizing the opening ceremony for the 29th Olympic Games, the most prestige sports event on the earth!
But 2 days shy of one month after the event, which is today on 6th of September 2008, Beijing was having the Paralympic Games, the Olympic-like multi-sport event for athletes with physical, mental, and sensorial disabilities. However, this event cannot attract as much attention as the real Olympic games and resulted that not many people realized that today is actually the opening ceremony of it.
Beijing Paralympic games will be held on 6th - 17th of September 2008. There are total of 20 sports event to be competed:
- Volleyball Sitting
- Wheelchair Rugby
- Wheelchair Basketball
- Wheelchair Fencing
- Wheelchair Tennis
- Football 7-a-Side
- Football 5-a-Side
- Table Tennis
If you wish to know more about this game, check on the official website here.